H.R.1223 - Holding Russia Accountable for Malign Activities Act of 2021117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] (Introduced 02/23/2021)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Judiciary; Financial Services; Ways and Means; Transportation and Infrastructure; Oversight and Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/28/2021 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1223 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/23/2021)
Holding Russia Accountable for Malign Activities Act of 2021
This bill directs the President to impose visa- and asset-blocking sanctions on any current or former official of Russia's government involved in the August 20, 2020, poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny or the subsequent cover-up of the poisoning. An individual or entity that violates, attempts to violate, conspires to violate, or causes a violation of such sanctions shall be subject to civil and criminal penalties.
In addition, the President shall report to Congress on the personal wealth of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his family members. The Department of State shall report to Congress on the circumstances of the February 27, 2015, assassination of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.